Popularity, social service and political vendetta by rivals — these are some of the overriding reasons furnished by political parties for selecting candidates having criminal antecedents.
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The reasons as to selection must be with reference to the qualifications, achievements and merit of the candidate concerned, not mere winnability at polls.
17 Jan 2022
The commission granted relaxation to political parties allowing to conduct indoor meetings with a maximum 300 persons, or 50 per cent of the capacity of the hall.
16 Jan 2022
The move is aimed at enhanced passenger safety. It is likely to result into cost escalation of vehicles.
15 Jan 2022
The letter has been addressed to various secretariats and also to the ECI, CVC and others. Moreover, non-submission of details constitutes sufficient reason for disciplinary proceedings.
13 Jan 2022
As per the civil aviation ministry, airlines carried 1,89,392 passengers on January 11. This is a sharp decline from the highest of 3.93 lakh passengers that domestic airports recorded in November.
13 Jan 2022
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi said the state will waive off debts of up to Rs 2 lakh for 1.09 lakh small and marginal farmers.
11 Jan 2022
CEC Sushil Chandra said elections will be held for 690 assembly seats in all - 403 in Uttar Pradesh, 117 in Punjab, 70 in Uttarakhand, 60 in Manipur and 40 in Goa.
09 Jan 2022
On December 30 the Election Commission allotted symbols to 13 such parties and nine of them are contesting polls in Uttar Pradesh.
01 Jan 2022
Amid a big infrastructure push by the Centre, government data showed that the number of delayed projects has gradually gone up during the last five years resulting in cost overruns.
27 Dec 2021
As per a recently-tabled parliamentary committee report, there are nearly 320 officials who have not filed their immovable property details for the year 2020.
25 Dec 2021
Lateral recruitment, at the levels of joint secretary, director and deputy secretary in the Government of India, is undertaken to appoint persons for specific assignments.
20 Dec 2021
Despite a special drive to improve the scheme in terms of applications, sanctions and disbursements, several states/UTs have less than 50% sanction and disbursement rate.
15 Dec 2021
In their eagerness to dispose of public grievances, some government departments and ministries are not taking adequate steps to resolve them properly.
12 Dec 2021
There has been a persistent shortage despite the fact that actual demand has gone down over the years. Lack of proper planning in executing projects has led to impasse, noted the panel in its report.
11 Dec 2021